The Monkey King - 西游記之大鬧天宮

Xi you ji: Da nao tian gong
Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone whoacquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monkXuanzang on a journey to India. Thus, according to legend, Buddhism is brought to ancient China. This much beloved story, is as much a part of Asian culture as The Iliad and The Odyssey or The Wizard of Oz are to the West. This first installment in a trilogy of live action 3-D movies is actually a prequel to The Journey To The West, the much told story ofthe Monkey King's adventures on the road to India. The Monkey King: Havoc In The Heavenly Palace will be released in the U.S. as The Monkey King. The first movie is the origins story - beginning with the birth ofSun Wukong and ending with his imprisonment for his crimes under the Five-Peaked Mountain. Along the way he acquires incredible powers, battling the armies of the gods and the armies of the demons to find his.
Genre:
Adventure, Action, Family
Stars:
Donnie Yen, Chow Yun Fat, Aaron Kwok, Joe Chen, Peter Ho, Kelly Chen, Zhang Zilin, Gigi Leung, Xia Zitong, Louis Fan
Director:
Cheang Pou Soi
Times:
120 minutes
Release:
31 January 2014
Production company(s):
Filmko Entertainment